Arts and culture

NPR Books: The Case For 1971 As Rock's Greatest Year

Jun 24, 2016

What do Van Morrison's "Domino," the Rolling Stones' "Brown Sugar" and Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On?" have in common? All of them were recorded or became hits in 1971 — the year music journalist David Hepworth insists is the best year in rock 'n' roll history.

Hamilton, the Broadway musical about "the scrappy young immigrant who forever changed America" has made history, after being nominated for a record 16 Tony Awards. The nominees were announced today.

No Pink, But Plenty Of Red, In Hack-N-Slash 'Fairyland'

May 2, 2016

You don't have to know about Princess Syndrome to get a huge, howling kick out of I Hate Fairyland, Skottie Young's new comic. But then, you probably do know about Princess Syndrome. Ever since 2006, when New York Times writer Peggy Orenstein described her preschooler's bewitchment with tulle skirts and tiaras,people with similarly inclined daughters have been having a bit of a rosy-hued meltdown.

KTTZ Says Farewell to Downton Abbey in Style

Mar 7, 2016

This past Saturday, KTTZ and Alamo Drafthouse teamed up to show a special screening of Downton Abbey's final episode.